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Biomedical Engineering

Addressing Tomorrow's Emerging Healthcare Problems

Bridging the Gap Between Traditional Medicine and Technology

Virginia Tech now offers an undergraduate degree program in biomedical engineering as well as a minor program of study.

With the nation’s demand for health-related services, products, and professionals expected to skyrocket over the next decade, Virginia Tech biomedical engineering students will be uniquely trained to bridge the gap between traditional medicine and the technology needed to address emerging and complex health care problems. 

Our program emphasizes technology transfer, engineering fundamentals, and hands-on learning opportunities. Students will have access to undergraduate research alongside program faculty, internships and clinical rotations, and innovative entrepreneurial training. 

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New B.S. Program in Biomedical Engineering

Eligible students who are interested in the biomedical engineering undergraduate degree will apply for the program in the spring with an anticipated cohort start date of the following fall. BEAM will host and manage the application process for students. 

Read more about BEAM's application process and the B.S. program requirements here.

If you have any questions about this exciting new offering at Virginia Tech, please contact BEAM’s undergraduate advisor:

Amanda Sandridge
(540) 231-4965


The Virginia Tech Undergraduate Course Catalog provides an overview of the program and includes information about courses offered.